[maemo-community] By-Laws for Hildonfoundation

From: Niel Nielsen nieldk at gmail.com
Date: Wed Sep 5 21:41:16 EEST 2012
Thats the whole point of needing a board and a legal entity, without an
ultimate legally responsible board no one will be willing to sponsor or
make joint ventures etc.


onsdag den 5. september 2012 skrev robert bauer :

> On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Woodward Craig <woody14619 at yahoo.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'woody14619 at yahoo.com');>
> > wrote:
>>  Gregor,
>> The Board (as currently envisioned by the Council and the bylaws) would
>> be responsible for managerial, financial, contractual and legal aspects of
>> maintaining the assets of the Maemo community.  These are the sort of
>> things that, to date, Nokia has handled or delegated to a service
>> provider.  Part of the desire to retain this separation is therefore
>> historical, as it's a familiar and established framework.
> A word of clarification - the Board of Directors is (and has to be)
> legally responsible for the nonprofit.  This responsibility cannot be
> waived by the bylaws, although the functions can be delegated to others
> with the Board maintaining and being responsible for oversight.
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